Rights Groups to F1: Cancel the Race if You Can’t Guarantee Safety

6 April 2017 – The Formula 1 Grand Prix in Bahrain should be cancelled unless it can uphold its human rights commitments, say human rights NGO’s in a letter made public today. You can read a PDF of the letter here. The Bahrain Grand Prix (GP) has been controversial since it was first cancelled in[…]

A Somber April Fool’s Day in Bahrain

On April 1, Americans said April Fools’ Day as they played pranks on each other and laughed it off. On the other side of the world in Bahrain, April 1 marked the fifth anniversary of Bahrain 13 member Sheikh Abdullah Isa al-Mahroos’s imprisonment. In 2011, members of Bahrain’s National Security Apparatus and government security forces[…]